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Oct 11 2008, 04:16 PM
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"They say that in war the truth be the first casualty". - One day as a lion

These are some similar quote to where Zack possibly came up with that line:

"The first casualty when war comes is truth"
- US Senator Hiram Warren Johnson

"When war is declared, Truth is the first casualty."
[1928 A. Ponsonby Falsehood in Wartime (epigraph)]

"Among the calamities of war may be jointly numbered the diminution of the love of truth, by the falsehoods which interest dictates and credulity encourages."
- Samuel johnson

"War alone brings up to their highest tension all human energies and imposes the stamp of nobility upon the peoples who have the courage to make it. •Benito Mussolini In time of war the first casualty is truth. •Boake Carter Only the defeated and deserters go to war. •Henry David Thoreau All diplomacy is a continuation of war by other means.
- Benito Mussolini

"When war is declared, truth is the first casualty."
- Arthur Ponsonby

"In war, truth is the first casualty"
- Aeschylus



Just thought it would be something interesting, cause that line is extremely powerful.



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Al3x
Oct 11 2008, 05:08 PM
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QUOTE (snake @ Oct 11 2008, 05:16 PM) *
"They say that in war the truth be the first casualty".

These are some similar quote to where Zack possibly came up with that line:

"The first casualty when war comes is truth"
- US Senator Hiram Warren Johnson

"When war is declared, Truth is the first casualty."
[1928 A. Ponsonby Falsehood in Wartime (epigraph)]

"Among the calamities of war may be jointly numbered the diminution of the love of truth, by the falsehoods which interest dictates and credulity encourages."
- Samuel johnson

"War alone brings up to their highest tension all human energies and imposes the stamp of nobility upon the peoples who have the courage to make it. •Benito Mussolini In time of war the first casualty is truth. •Boake Carter Only the defeated and deserters go to war. •Henry David Thoreau All diplomacy is a continuation of war by other means.
- Benito Mussolini

"When war is declared, truth is the first casualty."
- Arthur Ponsonby

"In war, truth is the first casualty"
- Aeschylus



Just thought it would be something interesting, cause that line is extremely powerful.

wow man thats cool, i didnt know he got that from a quote!!


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Tha Sun Ablaze
Oct 11 2008, 10:22 PM
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Well it's kind of obvious when he says "they say".
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Al3x
Oct 14 2008, 01:22 PM
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QUOTE (Tha Sun Ablaze @ Oct 11 2008, 11:22 PM) *
Well it's kind of obvious when he says "they say".

Well i mean from like someone directly
there is a lot of phrases that go around, and they're not necessarily quotes all the time


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RaTm1211
Oct 14 2008, 02:31 PM
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QUOTE (snake @ Oct 11 2008, 05:16 PM) *
"They say that in war the truth be the first casualty". - One day as a lion

These are some similar quote to where Zack possibly came up with that line:

"The first casualty when war comes is truth"
- US Senator Hiram Warren Johnson

"When war is declared, Truth is the first casualty."
[1928 A. Ponsonby Falsehood in Wartime (epigraph)]

"Among the calamities of war may be jointly numbered the diminution of the love of truth, by the falsehoods which interest dictates and credulity encourages."
- Samuel johnson

"War alone brings up to their highest tension all human energies and imposes the stamp of nobility upon the peoples who have the courage to make it. •Benito Mussolini In time of war the first casualty is truth. •Boake Carter Only the defeated and deserters go to war. •Henry David Thoreau All diplomacy is a continuation of war by other means.
- Benito Mussolini

"When war is declared, truth is the first casualty."
- Arthur Ponsonby

"In war, truth is the first casualty"
- Aeschylus



Just thought it would be something interesting, cause that line is extremely powerful.


Thanks, that was cool wavenew.gif


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Salva Veritate
Oct 17 2008, 05:45 PM
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Shit, I didn't know that quote went all the way back to Aeschylus. Just goes to show that over thousands of years, things don't change.


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